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Sterling Silver Compact or Necessaire

About the Item

This is a beautifully crafted Edwardian/Deco period Sterling Silver Lady's Compact or necessaire. This stunning engraved and monogrammed compact opens to reveal a sterling silver interior with fittings for two different types of coins and a covered powder dispenser on one side and the opposing side fitted with a sterling clasp to hold calling cards and/or folding money. The second side features beautifully engine-turned chasing which is futher detailed with a gold wash. The original sterling chain and clasp are in good condition and ready to go on a lady's wrist for an elegant dinner engagement. This well-crafted necessaire would make a great addition to a personal collection of sterling table articles. Additionally, the necessaire would the perfect unique, useful and chic gift.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 0.5 in (1.27 cm)Width: 3.75 in (9.53 cm)Depth: 2.75 in (6.99 cm)
  • Style:
    Edwardian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    c. 1920-1940
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. The necessaire is in overall very good condition considering its age and use. There is one very small dent to the reverse.
  • Seller Location:
    Pasadena, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: mjhdesignarts.10.02.22b/Edwardian/heavy1stDibs: LU2519330983742
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